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  1. not having a favourable opinionunimpressed by his arguments
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Related Words for unimpressed

disinterested, diffident, impervious, haughty, impartial, callous, unsympathetic, uninvolved, unconcerned, nonchalant, neutral, distant, heartless, aloof, inattentive, uncaring, detached, apathetic, unresponsive, impassive

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Contemporary Examples of unimpressed

Historical Examples of unimpressed

  • "This is the smoking-room," said Eric, conscientiously firm and unimpressed.

  • But if I was puzzled and disconcerted, I was not unimpressed.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • Nadia studied the foundry for a moment, interested, but unimpressed.

    Spacehounds of IPC

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Pinto's words slipped glibly from his tongue, but Phillopolis was unimpressed.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace

  • "I expect it was your funny nose that did the trick," said Hamilton unimpressed.


    Edgar Wallace

Word Origin and History for unimpressed


1861, "not awed," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of impress. Used earlier in a sense of "not subjected to restraint" (1743). Unimpressive is recorded from 1796.

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